cover image A Little Revenge: Benjamin Franklin & His Son

A Little Revenge: Benjamin Franklin & His Son

Willard Sterne Randall / Author Little Brown and Company $12.9

Before the Revolution, Ben Franklin and his only son William were very close, but when William, royal governor of New Jersey, remained a loyalist, Ben disowned him. PW praised Randall's ""richly detailed narrative of these men and their painful estrangement.'' (April)